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Punta Gorda, Florida Job Growth

There were 48,500 jobs in Punta Gorda, Florida in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 67,772 employed persons for the month. Punta Gorda lost 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 212 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Punta Gorda job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,500 -100 +1,600
CPS 67,772 +212 +2,815

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Punta Gorda as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Punta Gorda, Florida

CES employment for Punta Gorda peaked in January 2017 at 48,600. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,118 for Punta Gorda in November 2006. 346 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 56,597, Punta Gorda has added 11,175 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 48,500 -100 67,772 212
February 2017 48,600 0 67,560 686
January 2017 48,600 300 66,874 412
December 2016 48,300 200 66,462 40
November 2016 48,100 0 66,422 96
October 2016 48,100 0 66,326 278
September 2016 48,100 200 66,048 265
August 2016 47,900 0 65,783 304
July 2016 47,900 700 65,479 426
June 2016 47,200 300 65,053 290
May 2016 46,900 -200 64,763 -37
April 2016 47,100 200 64,800 -157